It would be better, I dare say, for you to make your approach, as I made mine, through my childhood.
Early in my childhood I learned that nuts came from the grocer, berries from the fruit man; but before ever that knowledge was mine, in my dreams I picked nuts from trees, or gathered them and ate them from the ground underneath trees, and in the same way I ate berries from vines and bushes.
Ogres and bugaboos and I had been happy bed-fellows, compared with these terrors that made their bed with me throughout my childhood, and that still bed with me, now, as I write this, full of years.
More than any other person we remembered, this girl seemed to mean to us the country, the conditions, the whole adventure of our childhood
We could go to school and study, or we could go into the printing-office and work, with an equal chance of learning, but we could not be idle; we must do something, for our souls' sake, though he was willing enough we should play, and he liked himself to go into the woods with us, and to enjoy the pleasures that manhood can share with childhood
Herself again a wife - a mother - lovingly watchful of her children, ever careful that they should have a childhood
of the mind no less than a childhood
of the body, as knowing it to be even a more beautiful thing, and a possession, any hoarded scrap of which, is a blessing and happiness to the wisest?
Men have a foolish manner (both parents and schoolmasters and servants) in creating and breeding an emulation between brothers, during childhood
, which many times sorteth to discord when they are men, and disturbeth families.
They include, inter alia, how childhood
is constructed as a powerful sentimental mythology of a cultures original beauty ; the political trope of children of resistance; the uses of girlhoods as counter-memory; the innovative deployment of dystopian childhoods
as counter-strategy; and the emerging post-national moment as post-childhood
Additionally, it says nothing about the many adults with similar childhoods
who do not experience one of these syndromes.
and the Cultures of Youth, Edited by Susan Boynton and Roe-Min Kok.
In the first of the new studies, psychologist Christine Heim of Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta and her coworkers found that adults with CFS report a greater number of traumatic circumstances in their childhoods
than other adults do.
Mintz means to acknowledge a multitude of American childhoods
and privilege none.